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is move to full democracy on his first visit to egypt since mohamed morsi was ousted. >> it was an ambush. we see it as an ambush. >> pakistani leaders blame the u.s. for sab damaging peace talks. >> murder charges laid after the shooting at lax. >>> secretary of state john kerry is in the middle east in the hopes of repairing tensions with gulf allies over syria. he will have stops in israel, jordan and saudi arabia. first a visit to egypt. this morning john kerry urged egypt to move ahead with democratic reforms, stressing u.s. ties with the country are vital. >> i wanted to first express to the egyptian people as clearly and force fully as i can, in no uncertainly terms, the united states is a friend of the people of egypt, of the country of egypt, and we are a partner to your county. >> john kerry's visit marks the first by an american official since the ousting of mohamed morsi in july. >> we have some news from sue with breaking news. you have information on the meeting with the arab league. >> yes, it's emerging that the discussions that the egyptian foreign minister and u.s. secre
a day before the trial of ousted president mohamed morsi begins. his visit kicks off a 9-day trip to the middle east, europe and north africa. this will be his first time in egypt since the july coup forcing mohamed morsi out of office. >> mohamed morsi supporters are protesting in cairo and other egyptian cities. >> in syria government forces trude to crush rebel controlled areas around damascus. assad's regime has been trying to secure the area for month. video appears to show the rebels firing from buildings. thick smoke you can see in another clip. al jazeera cannot verify the video. >> more than 100,000 people have been killed since the war began. >> meanwhile in another area of syria a giant statue of jesus stopped the violence briefly. government forces and rebels stopped fighting for three days so the 40 foot statue can be erected. a london based charity has been trying to install the statue for eight years. it overlooks a route to jerusalem. the statue was paid for by private donors. >> in yemen people are dead after fighting between muslim factions. the violence sparked
marks the first by an american official since the ousting of mohamed morsi in july. he urged egypt to move ahead with democratic reforms, stressing that u.s. ties with the country are vital. >> the u.s.-egypt relationship should not be defined by assistance. there are bigger issues that matter to us, that concern u that define the relationship. >> al jazeera's rosalind jordan joins us from washington. rosalind, the push for a democracy from the u.s. how does the u.s. reconcile a push for democracy whilst supporting the military-backed government responsible for the ousting of mohamed morsi? . >> it's a pragmatic reconciliation. it comes down to a couple of things - the peace treaty between u.s. and israel. the u.s. relies on their ability to deal with hamas and insurgent groups in the sinai in the peninsula. it's against u.s. interests to walk away from whatever is happening in cairo. the idea that because egypt had an amount of influence in the region, the u.s. wants to see the country move past the long-running political crisis and re-establish come democratically elected governm
to cairo took place a day before mohamed morsi's trial was about to start. kerry coming into the country, has to reconcile two policy aims, maintaining america's strategic relationship with egypt, which is strained, and promoting the path to democracy. despite difficulties he said the u.s. is committed to working with egiment gipt. i -- egypt. >> i wanted to express to the egyptian people in no uncertain tems, the united states is a -- terms, the united states is a friend of people of egypt, the country of egypt and we are a partner to your countedry. as i told minister federal farm services agency, egild -- told minister farmy we'll continue to work with and cooperate with the gst. we have much to work on. the minister and i discussed candidly the issues and challenges we face. we think there's agreement even as we need to keep faith with the roadmap and the path it has to continue the march to democracy. >> how is going doing there - pragmatic for two-faced? >> i think the reaction here is they almost feel that the americans rolled over on the calls for democracy, greater respect of hu
of the recording that was never made public. the constitution was suspended after morse mohamed morsi was deposed in july. >> the military should bep gip immunity, not for fatah, but for the institution. it is the backbone of the state. in light of the circumstances the constitution should consider that. the military institution should be protected in the constitution for the next 15 years, notwithstanding who will be in power. whether it belongs to the islamize, secure lar trends. >> a man at the los angeles airport shot and killed a tsa agent and wounded other people. the gunman was shot and captured. widespread panic ensued at the airport. hundreds of flights were cancel. >> cell phone video caught the moment when panicked travellers at los angeles international airport ran for the doors to get away from the gunman. police identified the gunman as 23-year-old paul ciancia of new jersey. they say he pulled an assault rifle out of a bag and began to shoot at the tsa screening station. he seemed to target employees of the transport security administration. >> he looked down, shooting multiple sho
time bassem yousseff upset the authorities. he ended up in court in march for ridiculing mohamed morsi, president at the time. charges were dismissed, but the state commissioner called for this decision to be overturned. one of egypt's prominent news presenters was taken off the air, hinting that mohamed morsi's removal was a coup. she sees the banning of bassem yousseff's program as a sign that free speech is disappearing. >> what a blow to freedom of expression, free speech in egypt. that we have reverted back to january 2011, the red lines are back. obviously the red line now is the military. it's untouchable. >> a free press is virtually non-existent. few working for the private or state media are willing or allowed to criticise the government or substantiate. >> the foreign press is instructed to call the administration to say they'll be working each day. press freedoms are disappearing. >> in egypt we can't say there is a complete freedom of expression. freedom of speech. i don't think so. because in egypt now, i described the media. if you remember the era during the "'50s of th
mohamed morsi who were president at the time. the charges were dismissed. the state commissioner called for the decision to be overturned. >> mohamed morsi's removal from office was a coup, a journalist was taken off the air after indicating that. >> what a blow to free speech in egypt after a resolution. that we have reverted back to pre-january 2011, the redlines are back, obviously the red line now is the military, it's untouchable. >> a free press is virtually nn existent. few among those working for the private or state media are willing or allowed to criticise. the foreign press has been instructed to call the ministry saying they'll be working each day. press freedoms are disappearing fast. >> in egypt we can't say that there is a complete freedom of suppression, freedom of speech. i don't think so. because in egypt now, i described the state of egypt. the mekerfict era during the last century - only people have to be classified. whether you are against or pro or having the fear of last july. >> in his tweets over the summer, bassem yousseff said he was glad about the military co
to a vendor selling cakes with the face of mohamed morsi. he asked if he had any of abdul fatah al-sisi. the vendor says he does not do soccer players. "you don't like soccer players." bassem yousseff said i'll take the loft. it's sat iriccal, but the program has been taken off the air. >> the comedian has yet to respond. one of his production staff said there was nothing defamatory in the episode. it's not the first time youcef upset the authorities. he ended up in court in march for ridiculing mohamed morsi, who was president at the time. the charge were dismissed and the state commissioner called for this decision to be overturned. a prominent news director has also been taken off the air. >> the banning of youcef's program is seen as a sign that free speech is disappearing. >> what a blow to freedom of expression, free speech in egypt after a revolution. a revolution that we reverted back to pre-january 2011. the red lines are back. obviously the red line now is the military. it's untouchable. >> a free press is non-existent. few among those working for the private or state med
-week's time. it was put in place shortly after president mohamed morsi was removed from power. >>> now popular egyptian satirist had his television show suspended minutes before it was due to go on air. it did not give de trails but it's been a week since the show triggered complaints after it poked fun at military leaders. we have reports from cairo. [♪ music ] >> reporter: on the set he's talking to a vendor selling cakes and chocolates decorated with pictures of generalla gen al sisi. he was asked if he would have pictures of soccer players. he said what, you don't like al sisi. okay, i'll buy the lot. it's landed the host in trouble and his program taken off the air. >> reporter: the channel's board of directors has decided to suspend the program until technical issues are sorted out. >> reporter: the comedian has yet to respond. it's not the first time that he has upset the authorities. he ended up in court back in march for re ridiculing hamaed morsi. one of the egypt's most prominent news presenters was also taken off the air. she views the banning of the program as another sign free
of support for deposed president mohammed morsi. they filled the streets and denounced morsi's upcoming trial, due to start monday. there were even chants calling for the execution of the military chief who led the coup against morsi. >> (translated): this trial is void because the military coup is void and has no legitimacy. this should never, ever happen not even over our dead bodies. we will never accept a traitor and his accomplish to rule egypt. >> (translated): this is not a trial. until now, no lawyer has been able to meet him and no volunteer has been able to take a copy of the papers of the case. this is not a trial, this is a farce. >> woodruff: the military-backed government has cracked down on morsi supporters since he was ousted in july. secretary of state john kerry acknowledged today that u.s. surveillance overseas has crossed the line at times. the admission followed disclosures that the national security agency monitored german chancellor angela merkel's communications, and tracked phone calls and e-mails across europe. kerry addressed the issue, over video link, for a confer
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